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Title:  Parent and Family Involvement in Education, 2006-07 School Year, From the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2007
Description: This descriptive report presents initial findings on parents’ and families’ involvement in their children’s education from the Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey (PFI) of the 2007 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES). It also incorporates basic demographic information about the population of students in kindergarten through 12th grade, their parents'/guardians' characteristics, and the characteristics of the households in which they live. Topics covered include parent reports of their involvement in activities at school, their involvement with homework, school communication practices, schools' provision of information on select topics, parent satisfaction with various school characteristics, expectations for their children's educational attainment, and family plans to help pay for postsecondary education.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: August 2008
Web Release: August 5, 2008
Print Release: Currently only available online, print version forthcoming.
Publication #: NCES 2008050
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Kathleen Herrold, Westat Kevin O’Donnell, Westat
Type of Product: First Look / ED TAB
Survey/Program Areas: National Household Education Survey (NHES)
Questions: For questions about the content of this First Look / ED TAB, please contact:
Gail M. Mulligan.
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